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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 16097
Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Date:20-MAR-1942
Time:
Type:Bristol Beaufort Mk I
Owner/operator:42 Squadron Royal Air Force (42 Sqn RAF)
Registration: L4514
MSN: AW-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nr. Tingwell, Shetland Islands -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars, Fife, Scotland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine iced up returning from strike and crashed at Dales Voe, Shetland. He was returning from a failed raid on Norway owing to bad weather over target area.

Pilot: Plt Off Tom Thornley Braithwaite Stoker RCAF - Lerwick New Cemetery Shetland Islands Terrace 7B. Grave 3.

The names of the remaining 3 crew are not known.

Sources:

Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999
CWGC
Aircrew Remembered.com


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Mar-2008 23:19 JINX Added
08-Feb-2015 20:45 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
17-Nov-2017 21:45 Red Dragon Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Nov-2018 13:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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